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Book demonstrates that math can't be divorced from meaning that numbers have inherent semantic content that m. I learned that the semantics in math is critical to correct mathematics His first example is what is 2 apples plus 3 oranges The answer depends on the names and meanings you give the objects so 5 fruits would be the best answer No to objects are the same in reality they are only similar and can be grouped by similarities After reading this I think I can better understand physics and uantum physics as long as I can understand the meanings and names of the objects being uantified He makes a lot of references to other writers like Piaget and general semantics writers

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Akes them much easier to handle A sensible and novel solution to the math block that afflicts our society tod. Most interesting discussion of ways in which our culture fosters a certain incompatibility with number concepts despite our increasing reliance on numeric information Really intriguing

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Mathsemantics Making Numbers Talk Sense Book Description Entertaining anecdotal and immensely practical this. Written by an industrial statistician running a company analyzing airline passenger traffic this book analyzes results of job applications targeted to evaluate real life math skills The results are surprising in particular for these self selected sample of population applying for jobs reuiring these skills So what is the result of adding 2 apples to 5 orangesSome or possibly many of us got good grades in math and indeed claim to be proficient in math But as this book shows without the correct semantics applied math skills just not uite working right Many of us cannot abstra

Written by an industrial statistician running a company analyzing airline passenger traffic this book analyzes results of job applications targeted to evaluate real life math skills The results are surprising in particular for these self selected sample of population applying for jobs reuiring these skills So

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I learned that the semantics in math is critical to correct mathematics His first example is what is 2 apples plus 3 oranges The answer depends on the names and meanings you give the objects so 5 fruits would be the best answer No to objects are the same in reality they are only similar and can be grouped by si

Very informative Surprised how many people who self select as being good with numbers are not when it comes to anything outside of pure mathematics like word problems and order of magnitude Now to keep up freuent math explanations f

This is the book that taught me you CAN compare apples and oranges as long as you chage your terms and call them fruit

Most interesting discussion of ways in which our culture fosters a certain incompatibility with number concepts despite our increasing reliance on numeric information Really intriguing

Second go round A fascinating book on the intersection of mathematics and semantics Accessible and engaging at least to a nerd like me